He was more than just the “civil rights leader” he is remembered as today. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of America’s greatest moral philosophers.
After the Muslim ban was instituted, Buddhist scholar and priest Jeff Wilson vowed to renounce his attendance at conferences in the USA. As a society, he says, it is imperative that we stop hiding behind borders.
In June, Tenzin Dorjee was unanimously elected as chair of the commission.
David Ige — one of America’s most prominent Buddhist politicians — on immigration, climate change, and compassion in governance.
Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
Six Buddhist teachers interpret the outcomes of Tuesday’s election through the lens of Buddhist wisdom.
Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod introduces “Mindful Politics,” a new collection of teachings and commentary speaking to our troubled times.
The letter urges Buddhists across America to “express your commitment and respect for the innate dignity and worth of all” by voting in the midterm elections on November 6.
Greg Snyder on how to reclaim the grace and humanity that our access to guns has led us to squander.
Karen Maezen Miller on the human courage reflected in Christine Blasey Ford.